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Vanson Peak

South Cascades > White Pass/Cowlitz River Valley
46.4294, -122.1548 Map & Directions
13.2 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
2,600 feet
Highest Point
4,948 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
A view of the Mount St. Helens blast zone from Vanson Peak. Photo by Rock Ranger
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
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  • Wildlife
  • Lakes

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Vanson Peak

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 46.4294, -122.1548 Open in Google Maps

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Northwest Forest Pass

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More Hike Details


South Cascades > White Pass/Cowlitz River Valley

Vanson Peak (#217.1)

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

Guidebooks & Maps

Day Hiking: South Cascades (Nelson - Mountaineers Books)

Green Trails Mt St. Helens No. 332S

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